Los Matachines

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This presentation will cover the history and regional variance of the Matachines dances in New Mexico.

Description

A hosted slide show about a Traditional Folk Play which enacts the convergence of Spanish and Native cultures. The Matachines Dance is celebrated from South and Central America up through Northern New Mexico and Colorado. Each region has its own way of presenting this important historical story of the blending of cultural elements. This presentation will cover the history and regional variance of the Matachines dances in New Mexico.

Program Targeted to: 4th – 12th Grade

Program Duration: 20 minutes

 

 

Additional information

Topic

Culture, Indigenous Studies

Age Group

3rd – 5th Grade, 6th – 8th Grade, 9th – 12th Grade

Presenter

Museum Resources Division – Wonders on Wheels

Subject

Social Studies